3rd German International Tent Pegging Championship

From 7th to 9th September 2018, the 3rd German International Tent Pegging Championship was held in Crawinkel, Thuringia. Beside three German teams, the British national team took part in the tournament.

As part of the Days of the Calvary, three German tent pegging teams and the British national team were able to showcase their equestrianism skills. The tournament was held by the Deutscher Kavallerieverband (German Cavalry Association) under the patronage of Minister-President of Thuringia Bodo Ramelow. Over 1000 spectators came to see the tournament, which was held over the weekend in Thüringeti near Crawinkel. Champion of the tournament was Isabel Kühnel from Frankfurt am Main. Tentpegging Germany and the German Tent Pegging Union took the first two places in the team competition. The British Tentpegging Association, consisting of members of the Household Troops, took third place. Furthermore the German Tent Pegging Union proudly accepted the silver Ehrenteller, a prize awarded by the Federal Minister of the Interior, Building and Community Horst Seehofer. The German riders are looking forward to an invitation by the British team to London 2019.